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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: In young healthy 23 yo without strong history of early familial coronary artery disease this is costochondritis - fancy name for pain in joints where ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Probably an anatomic aberration
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
16 years experience General Surgery
Cartridge fractures : Your cartilage is broken not your ribs. cartilage is not seen well on CT scan and X-rays. I normally repair these with a titanium plate from sternum ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vansaghi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes,it's probably OK: There are joint between your ribs and your sternum that can pop as they move sometimes, and it is not an indication of harm. It is also possible to g ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Costochondritis: A bump where you describe it in a female is usually costochondritis---inflammation at the joint between ribs and the cartilage. If it is still growin ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
You can't.: Costochondral separations at the sternum generally repair themselves over time. Unfortunately, because the rib cage never stops moving, this may take ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest wall problem: this sounds like a problem with the rib or the muscles that connect the ribs and also connect to the sternum, such as a bruised rib, or an intercostal ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
CARINATUM: Two deformities of the sternum. Pectus carinatum(pigeon chest) and pectus excavatum (sunken chest). Pectus excavatum if severe may produce symptoms, p ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bracing for pectus: First off you need a medical evaluation, by a doctor familiar with pectus deformity. If you do in fact have a pectus carinatum deformity, it can be co ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Could be: a pulled chest muscle or a pulled muscle between your ribs: never ignore left sided chest pain: I advise IMMEDIATE UC OR ERE EVALUATION.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Anxiety can cause achy pain in chest and back, and tightness of chest. Please see a psychiatrist for assessment of severity of your anxiety and tre ... Read More
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